THE SOCIAL MEDIA PAY-TO-PLAY ERA STARTS NOW
Pay up or get lost, apparently
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If you haven’t heard by now, Twitter will be shutting off SMS two-factor authentication for free users. It’s the least secure version of the 2FA options (the more secure options are authenticator apps and security keys), but still, it’s confusing as hell to general Twitter users.
“Any users who do not subscribe to Twitter Blue, and still have the two-factor authentication by text enabled, will lose access to the service on March 20 if they do not opt out on their own.”
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Not to be outdone, Meta is joining the shit show by offering (gasp) customer support for your personal Facebook and Instagram accounts for $12/month:
CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that a “Meta Verified” account will grant users a verified badge, increased visibility on the platforms, prioritized customer support, and more.
Pay $12/month for “increased visibility” on Facebook and Instagram.
Then pay $7/mo+ for Twitter Blue, which says “Tweets from verified users will be prioritized,” though that’s a feature that’s “coming soon.”
Get ready to shell out $20/mo to reach maybe 15% of your audience!
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